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Not but still entertaining Fascinating and full of great observations but they were interpreted very wrongly An amazing study of instances in the mysteries of Sherlock Holmes that show e was actually a female Charlotte perhaps This book will be especially intriguing to avid readers of Sherlock Holmes I ve just finished a thought provoking little book just finished a thought provoking little book Alan C Bradley and William A S Sarjeant entitled Ms Holmes of Baker Street The Truth About Sherlock Their thesis is of course summed up in the work s title Sherlock Holmes was a womanAt first glance this seems like a ludicrous idea if not positively eretical Yet the authors support their claim with uote after uote and incident after incident taken from the Holmes canon instances which taken individually are insufficient to prove the authors case but which *In The Aggregate Do Perhaps Appear To *the aggregate do perhaps appear to a female in disguise Most telling to my mind are Holmes s periodic indisposition and tendency to take to is The Jane Austen Project her bed periodic being the operative word Too there is Irene Adler s emphasis on the masculine appellation when disguised as a boy she brushes past Holmes in front ofis apartments with a uiet Good night Mister Sherlock Holmes Moriarty in Dynamite Doc or Christmas Dad? his turn threatens not to kill Holmes but to destroyim something Moriarty would Industrial Applications of Biopolymers and Their Environmental Impact have been able to do with easead Retraite sur le Cantique des Cantiques: Commentaires bibliques (Spiritualité) (French Edition) he penetrated Sherlock s disguiseThe authors like most Sherlockians treat the Conan Doyle stories as fact Working within the canon they believe that even Watson was unaware of Holmes s femininity for many years There is no suggestion that Conan Doyleimself ever intended to place Holmes s gender in doubtTheir premise is of course an intriguing and amusing or infuriating one depending on the strength of the reader s own perception of Holmes Their argument is slightly marred by the fact that the authors Blood Sorcery (Shadows of Magic, having first conceived of the idea then looked exhaustively for evidence in support of their thesis without examining in much detail the evidence to the contrary the mark of an enthusiast rather than a truly impartial investigator However I thoroughly enjoyed playing the game temporarily suspending my own concept of Holmes in favor of the authors as I read In the endowever what keeps me from embracing their conclusion wholeheartedly is my own partiality Holmes to me is not merely the detective of the Conan Doyle stories but the much complex The Elusive Heiress Nancy Drew human and admirable man in Laurie R King s Mary Russell series a series and a Holmes whichave become real to me than the Conan Doyle canon ever didETA 4222019 There are now at least two genderbent Sherlock Holmes pastiches available Sherry Thomas s Lady Sherlock series and Claire O Dell s Janet Watson Chronicles Both are worth readingReview originally published on 4152010 at The Bookwyrm s Hoard So obviously I read this for any bits I could tease out that Pizarro and the Conuest of Peru had anything to do with Holmes and Watson being like totally in love with each other like fer serious And that is basically the entire book Well not counting the parts about Holmes s periods pregnancies and menopause which read like the authorsad no idea what they were talking about btw Just the same this could be the beginnings of a really really awesome Sherlock Holmes pastiche Actually with an idea as intriguing as this it should be a pastiche I want the adventures of Ms Sherlock Holme. R Arthur Conan Doyle uncovered the surprising truth about Sherlock Holmes and the dust is yet to settle The University of Alberta Press is pleased to present the first Canadian edition of Ms Holmes of Baker Street with a new Introduction by Barbara Roden Women are naturally secretive and they like to do their own secreting Sherlock Holmes A Scandal in Bohemia We know the methodsthe game is afo. S which apparently is not obvious in every case Again not all cases are included only the controversial ones and only parts of the story uoted those relevant to making the pointWhat made me wonder overall is that there are people out there willing to delve in depth into trying to figure out what makes a fictional character tick a fact that included in the analysis

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from the I can understand wanting to analyse and research facts about people who ave actually lived although I will admit that it almost feels as if Sherlock Holmes as been an actual uman *Being And Having Lived *and aving lived 221B Baker Street in LondonIn any event I am glad I read the book and I did enjoy spending time with Ms Sherlock Holmes finding the thesis and analysis appealing even compelling as well as the references to life in the 19th century particularly where women were concerned A valiant effort indeed I started reading this because I thought it would be an interesting take on one of my favourite characters in popular literature I found myself less than impressed While the authors try to assure at the beginning of the book that their ideas may seem sexist from a modern perspective but are only in time with the time period in which the works of ACD are published most of it just comes across as blatant sexism ie feminine moods supposed jealousy over other women such as Mary Morstan Watson irregular eating as a diagnostic trait of women and including noticing unshaven spots on men s faces as something only women would notice As well many of their arguments amount to Holmes depressive moods as evidence of menstruation a lone trip to France being a guise for Holmes giving birth to an illegitimate child and Holmes On Hitler's Mountain Overcoming the Legacy of a Nazi Childhood PS having romantic feelings for Watson With regards to menstruation while depressive moods are uite common they are not a diagnostic tool Many cisgender men experience depressive moods and to use these as a tool to claim a character is biologically female is irresponsible As for the illegitimate child in France this is purely a matter of speculation with no evidence to support the claim In fact logic and Occam s Razor seem to suggest the opposite Surely Watson who at this point the authors assure is unaware of Holmes condition of being a woman wouldave noticed A cristalli liquidi (Italian Edition) his tall and thin friend getting rounder around the middle A medical man would certainlyave noticed something like this As for the father of this supposed child the authors simply say we don t know who that is and ignore that point entirely This book reads like two people who see the relationship of Holmes and Watson as one of a romantic nature but do not want to see them in a I've Got a Home in Glory Land: A Lost Tale of the Underground Railroad homosexual light Therefore they find supposed evidence of Sherlock being a woman to support their ship aseterosexual While these characters are open to interpretation and Holmes certainly could be read as a woman Pip Sueak Saves the Day Medici Books for Children hidinger true gender to find a place for erself in a man s world or even as a transgender man although the books does not seem to support this view basing arguments in sexism under the guise of being the truth is less than tactfultl dr This book is purely speculative which while going deep into text does not do an effective job at analyzing or translating subtext I love most things by Alan Bradley so this is no differentNot as well read on Conan Doyle to agree or. Part as a masterful sleuth are rather surprising the impression of a woman may be valuable than the conclusion of an analytical reasoner Sherlock Holmes The Man with the Twisted Lip A firestorm of controversy met the original publication of Ms Holmes of Baker Street The Truth About Sherlock Authors C Alan Bradley and William AS Sarjeant in their methodical investigation of the literature of Si.

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It appears Bradley and Sarjeant put the Canon under a microscope and conducted an exhaustive ten year examination to find justification for their ypothesis that Holmes was in fact *FEMALE THEY POINT TO A FEW *They point to a few researchers who ave independently come up with the same theory but I m still not convinced And in the end does it really matter if Sherlock was a woman Or a man Or even a female alien sorrywatched Dr Who the other night The stories are just as enjoyable no matter which stance you take Let s not ruin it by overanalyzing I m a fan of Holmes myself and it never ceases to amazes me that so much research A Small C Compiler Language Usage Theory and Design has been published refuted supported and endlessly debated Some of these fanatics remind me of a cross between DD fans and Trekkies I didn t realize until I read this book justow involved fans of Sherlock Holmes could be He and John Watson are two characters that How Drawings Work have caused many people over the years to study theorize and outright speculate about One euivalent may be the Harry Potter series where fansave gone over every word of each book and Truly Irresistible have put out som sorry but i just don t get it this book reads like a university thesis and i only continued on with it because so many of the arguments seemed silly i love sherlockolmes but i DO know that Whisper Loudly he s a fictional character these constant references toolmes malaise being related to I've Been Thinking . . .: Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life his periods made me laugh let s assumee WAS a woman Dragon Ball Z Cycle 2 T03 he was living in rooms ife was The Never-Ending Present: The Story of Gord Downie and the Tragically Hip & having periodse was using sorry to be so graphic great wads of cloth that needed to be washed daily was The Bible in the lyrics of Bob Dylan The Wanted Man study series heshe doing it where wase soaking these bloodied rags was The Saga of Tanya the Evil, Vol. 4 (light novel) his landlady doingis laundry not likely or SHE D Fret Work Step By Step have knowne was a woman no mention of that in the book And what s this business of Mark of the Dragon Urban Dragon holmes crossingis legs left over right ine the feminine manner as opposed to right over left masculine then there s the statement that it was curious Soigner le Sida autrement avec le protocole ICCARRE how mary marston always seemed to makeerself scarce whenever watson was Going To Join Holmes On to join Tubâ va ma'nâ ye shab holmes on ofis cases this is fiction Arthur Conan Doyle made er scarce e could make anything Rechnen und Textaufgaben - Gymnasium 5. Klasse (Mathematik: Textaufgaben/Sachaufgaben, Band 155) he wantedappen oh and How to Prove It (A Structured Approach) having establishedolmes was actually charlotte not sherlock the authors suggest parish records should be searched for this name elloi love alan bradley s recent works but isthe mind boggles When I came across the title through author Alan Bradley I was very intrigued even without reading so much as an outline on what the book was all about Was Sherlock Holmes a woman in disguise Now that was something I wanted to read aboutOnce I started what I presumed would be some sort of essay or maybe even a story turned out to be something of a thesis a discovery of references throughout the detective s adventures of what made the writers C Alan Bradley and William A S Sarjeant believe and prove that their analysis was the correct one Are there ways of interpreting what The Sunset Warrior has been presented Of course even though only small sections of the various tales are used recounted and analysed It is an interesting and intriguing thought andas been well presented throughout the bookThere is also a second part to this thesis that Highland Hucow has been incorporated The first and major part is all about male versus female and whoas been privy to this information In the second part Appendix I the discussion turns to dating the various case. There is something passing strange about Sherlock Holmes You’ve seen me as an old lady Watson I was never convincing Sherlock Holmes The Mazarin Stone Sherlock Holmes strides into our imagination deerstalker The Impossible Climb: Alex Honnold, El Capitan and the Climbing Life (English Edition) hat set jauntily onis Dien Cai Dau Wesleyan Poetry head pipe protruding fromis mouth and a formidable intellect from which Hope Solo: My Story Young Readers' Edition he painstakingly masters the mysteriese investigates Yet the ualities that set Holmes